Police Identify Remains Found Near Elementary School


UPDATED: Wednesday April 24, 2013 9:07 PM

Columbus Police have identified remains found near a northeast Columbus elementary school as Johnny Brown, 60.

The remains were found in a wooded area behind East Linden Elementary School, located in the 2500 block of Brentnell Blvd. on April 19.

Police said Brown was reported missing in July of 2012.  He had gone to purchase an item from a carryout and never returned home.

Investigators say Brown had medical problems and died of natural causes.

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